Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

~Joshua J. Marine

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

~Helen Keller

Adventure: the pursuit of life.

~Daniel Roy Wiarda



Welcome to the Seven Summits --- Heidi Zimmmer

Heidi Zimmer, a Deaf woman who has Usher syndrome, has a major goal: climbing to the top of the Seven Summits (the highest peak on each continent). As a Deaf female mountaineer, Zimmer serves as a role model and inspiration to many. Zimmer also has several other goals:

  • To become the oldest woman to climb Mt. Everest.
  • To be the first disabled woman climber to complete all Seven Summits.
  • To be the first disabled woman, the first Deaf and Usher Syndrome climber to climb Mt. Everest.
  • To inspire others to pursue their dreams.



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